In Texas, more than your dog. Gilbert Wheeler, Inc. v. Enbridge Pipelines (East Texas), L.P. is good news for landowners.
Over the weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2188, which is designed to streamline the permitting process for small rooftop solar systems.
As with our series on Hedging Strategies for Power Contracts, we will offer a series of posts explaining how to prepare a solar portfolio for securitization. We originally published a variation of this post as an Industry Current in Power Finance & Risk.
Regardless of your perspective on the subject, expect significantly increasing media and public attention around climate change and greenhouse gas emissions this week.
According to the U.S. Agency for International Development, two out of three sub-Saharan Africans, approximately 600 million people, do not have access to electricity, instead relying on costly, environmentally unfriendly, and unhealthy forms of energy such as diesel generators and kerosene lamps and stoves.
On September 15, 2014, the New Mexico Supreme Court entered a decision in First Baptist Church of Roswell v. Yates Petroleum Corp., a case that could call into question the validity of royalty agreements and division orders throughout New Mexico and that will have broad implications for how New Mexico operators draft and negotiate such agreements in the future.
Indiana joined 14 other states in asking President Obama to reconsider the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which contains a trio of rules for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. See 79 Fed. Reg. 34,830 (June 18, 2014).
It looks like what you’d expect: a bunch of litigants spending lots of time at a courthouse in Goliad, Texas, with no end in sight.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission today issued its long-awaited Order approving (with modifications) Xcel Energy’s Community Solar Garden (CSG) Program - Solar Rewards*Community.